And Noah, the good father
Takes the little girls outside
To keep them happy still
And never tires.
And the goblins come.
They push daddy around
And pile daddy in snow
Until they have another daddy, all made of ice**
This is what Noah and the girls are doing.
Saturday mornings while I am either working at Paying Job.
Or out at Caribou.
(In case you were wondering)
Freezing in the snowy blue world:
Playing little house in the snowy wood:
We love you.
**Adapted from "Outside Over There" by Maurice Sendak.